George Fisher

  • Raphaelle Peale, George Fisher, ca. 1795, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore, 1950.4.24

Luce Center Label
George Fisher’s father was a Quaker who founded the borough of Middletown in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, in 1755. Located on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, the settlement lay nine miles below Harrisburg. Fisher passed the bar in 1787 and practiced law there until he retired to Pineford Farm, in Middletown. He died at the age of eighty-seven, and is buried in Harrisburg.
Title
George Fisher
Artist
Date
ca. 1795
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sight 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (6.2 x 5.7 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Milmore

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Occupation – art – painter
  • Portrait male – Fisher, George
  • Portrait male – Fisher, George – miniature
  • Portrait male – Fisher, George – bust
  • Occupation – art – sculptor
Object Number
1950.4.24
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

More from artist

More Artworks from the Collection